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" Archimedes stated that a body immersed in a fluid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced fluid. "
The Cambridge Companion to the Hellenistic World - Page 264
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A College Text-book of Physics

Arthur Lalanne Kimball - 1911 - 692 pages
...iron instead of the liquid. Therefore when any object is wholly or partially immersed in a liquid it is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced liquid, and the center of pressure is where the center of gravity of the submerged portion would be if it were...
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Essentials of Physics

George Arthur Hoadley - 1913 - 554 pages
...law is called the Principle of Archimedes. It may be stated as follows : A body immersed in a liquid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced liquid. This tendency of a liquid to lift a submerged body is called its buoyancy, and depends in amount upon...
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The Aberdeen University Calendar

University of Aberdeen - 1915 - 948 pages
...corresponding to any faulty reading h is h + ^- -• o2 — ft 11. Prove that a body immersed in a fluid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced fluid, acting vertically upwards through the centre of gravity of the displaced fluid. Determine the...
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Practical Physics

Robert Andrews Millikan, Henry Gordon Gale, Willard R. Pyle - 1922 - 564 pages
...its bottom is equal to its own weight. But this upward force is alFIG. 17. Proof that a floating body is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced liquid ways equal to the weight of the displaced liquid, that is, to the weight of the column of liquid mbch...
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Inorganic Quantitative Analysis

Harold Athelstane Fales - 1925 - 518 pages
...has the greater volume, because by the principle of Archimedes an object totally immersed in a fluid7 is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced fluid. In order to fix this idea with greater definiteness, let us consider the weighing of a liter...
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A Laboratory Manual of Elementary College Physics

Harry Emmons Hammond - 1926 - 132 pages
...hand so that it nearly reaches the bottom. According to Archimedes ' principle, the thermometer is now buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced water and, conversely, the water is pushed down .by an equal force, so some additional weight must...
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Elements of Physics

Robert Andrews Millikan, Henry Gordon Gale - 1927 - 634 pages
...body which floats has lost its whole weight (see opposite page). FIG. 21. Proof that a floating body is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced liquid I ir compressors • — "i/ am/ hllastanks THE DETAILS OF A SUBMARINE The submarine, one of the newest...
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Circular of the National Bureau of Standards, Issue 440

1942 - 848 pages
...sugar solutions is based on the well-known principle of Archimedes that a body immersed in a liquid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced liquid. In making a determination, a glass sinker or bulb weighted with mercury is suspended from the arm of...
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The NOAA Diving Manual: Diving for Science and Technology

United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Manned Undersea Science and Technology Office - 1975 - 368 pages
...Principle explains the nature of buoyancy. "A body immersed in a liquid, either wholly or partially, is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced liquid." Using Archimedes' Principle to establish the buoyant force, we can establish the buoyancy of a submerged...
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Great Moments in Mathematics (before 1650)

Howard Whitley Eves - 1983 - 292 pages
...upon the key to a solution by discovering the first law of hydrostatics: A body immersed in a fluid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced fluid. In his excitement of discovery, he rose from his bath and, forgetting to clothe himself, ran...
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